Across Asia and the Pacific, many microfinance institutions still struggle to obtain commercial finance to fund their growth. In response, ADB set up a program to bridge this gap, ensuring financial services reach the poor.
Handbook on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism for Nonbank Financial Institutions
Guidance for nonbanking financial institutions, which serve as a viable option to banks by providing financial services to boost economic activity, on how to manage risks associated with money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
Inclusive businesses are bringing positive change to women’s lives. However, companies need to understand and address systemic issues of gender inequality to maximize financial return and social impact.
Asian Development Bank 2016 Sustainability Report: Investing for an Asia and the Pacific Free of Poverty
In 2015 ADB made a total of 121 investments worth $16.3 billion contributing to inclusive economic growth in Asia and the Pacific. $2.0 billion of that amount was directly targeted at poverty reduction. $7.1 billion worth of investments also contributed to environmentally sustainable growth.